FAA's Latest Safety Briefing Focused on Winter Flying

The issue's Jumpseat department is written by Flight Standards Service Director John Duncan and reviews some winter weather wisdom, and its Checklist explains how to reduce the risk of carburetor fires.

The November/December 2014 issue of "FAA Safety Briefing" is focused on winter general aviation operations, with articles that review several important cold weather safety strategies.

Feature articles in this issue include:

  • "Cross-Country Skiing – Aviation Style," which examines the twists and turns of flying with skis.
  • "Chilled to the Bone," which explains how cold can affect both body and mind.
  • "Keeping Your Cool in the Cold," about making the most of winter flying opportunities
  • "FIKI Wiki -- What You Need to Know About Icing Conditions and Systems."

The issue's Jumpseat department is written by Flight Standards Service Director John Duncan and reviews some winter weather wisdom, and its Checklist explains how to reduce the risk of carburetor fires.

The publication is the safety policy voice for the non-commercial general aviation community.

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